Cycling Route: Hanoi – Mai Chau Pu LuongNature Reserve – Cuc Phuong National park – Tam Coc Scenic region
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This trip offer travellers one of the most outstanding natural scenery in the North Vietnam, they have opportunity to enjoy and explore the impressive nature beauty and culture richsess of Mai Chau, the pictureque rice terrace paddies, magnificent limestone mountain ranges of Pu Luong Nature Resever and visit one of the biggest National Park Cuc Phuong. Visitors also experiences in interacting and staying in Muong,Thai homestay tribes, enjoying traditional food, joining with Thai alive music performances. Cycling on the mix of good single track paths and undulating rough jeep trails, the views are stuning as the ride passed through villages and across lush rice paddies.Cycling is the extraordinary way to explore and admire “the hidden charm paths”of North Vietnam.
Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau
Leave at 7h30. we drive Southwest to Luong Son. The gateway to the outstsanding mountainous area of northern Vietnam, upon arrival Luong son, we start riding through on undulating tarmac road with
stunning view of mountain, valleys, sugarcane farms and rice paddies. We would have a stop enroute for refresment, and lunch at local restaurant. After lunch, we take short transfer to bottom of Thung Khe pass, restarting to ride 34 km along the bank of Da River, you enjoy spectacular scenery dotted with Muong and Thai people villages under shaded trees, you are very impressive with little school boys and girls or buffalor, cowboy say “Hello” with you on the way back to their home. We take shortbreak for Kodak momment or refreshment before descent to Mai Chau village. Arriving Mai Chau at late afternoon, we cycle to Lac village for Homestay tonight. Taking shower, having dinner with traditional Thai food and enjoy Thai dance music performance. Stay at Thai homestay
Activitiy: Transferring and Cycling
Accommodation: Stay in Homestay or Ecolodge
Total Cycling distance: 75 Km
Day 2: Mai Chau - Sam khoe village – pom Coong
The second day cycling trip offers for you the outstanding natural beauty of Mai Chau Valley dotted with Thai and Muong villages between rice terraces paddies. We start early to ride from Homestay on the mix single track paths links one village to another, you may observe How peaceful villages are in the morning! And How they living here for hundred years? You can find out your answer while we ride further in center of Villages, meet and talk with some local people on the way.We have lunch enroute in Sam Khoe village before riding back road to Hang Village . Overnight at Thai HomestaySummary
Accommodation: Homestay or Ecolodge
Total Cycling distance: 65 Km
Day 3: Mai Chau - Hang village to Nua villages
Today is hard day with long climb on mix of dirt paths and single track trail lead to the top in the morning, you will be rewarded by breaktaking limestone mountain view and magnificient terraces rice paddies. We stop for refreshment on summit before descending to Pho Doan Market for lunch. After lunch, we take easy ride on mix tarmac road, buffalo trails, undershade of bamboo forest led lo Nua village. Upon arrival, we take shower and enjoying with cold beers and and soft drinks. Have dinner and sleep in Thai HometaySummary
Accommodation: Homestay/ Ecolodge
Total Cycling distance:70 Km
Day 4: Nua Village – Pho Doan – Cam Luong – Cuc Phuong
After breakfast with the Host, Say good bye them, we start early to ride back road to Pho Doan, the township of Phu Luong Narture Reserve, if lucky, we can visit and take photo at colourful tribal market before crossing the bridge , we ride on corridor path of Nature Reserver , through sugarcane fields, corn farm dotted with Thai and Muong Tribes villages led to Cam Luong, we are rewarded by spectacular scenery, meeting friendly local villagers. We reach to Ho Chi Minh Trail at noon. Lunchmeal at local restaurant in Kim Tan town, Afterlunch, we continue to ride 45 km more on a mix of good single track and undulating paths . The view are stunning as the rider passes through villages and across rice paddies, sugerccane and cassava farms . Arriving in Cuc Phuong National Park at late afternoon, check in and take a rest until dinner times. Accommodation at Cuc Phuong Guest houses or BangalowSummary
Activitiy: Cycling and Transferring
Accommodation: Cuc Phuong Resort/ Guest House
Total Cycling distance: 85 Km
Day 5: Cuc Phuong National Park – Thung Nham – Tram Chim
After breakfast, our minibus take us into the depth of forest. From the center of the Park, we will cycle along canopied forest trails and through primitive jungle – an exclusive, tourist – free route, all the way to the gate of National park. Stop for refreshment, then we visit the Endangered primate Rescure Center. The day’s cycling continues onto Dong Giao – pineapple plantation where you can enjoy fresh pineapple from local farmers selling on sideroad. We ride out of plantation to Tamdiep Township, transfer to Tam Coc for Lunch. After lunch, we ride through magnificient limestone mountains rise up majestically from the green rice paddies, streams to Tram Chim Nature Reserve. Upon arrival, we take relax or wander around to encounter different birds in here. Dinner and stay overnight in ResortSummary
Accommodation: Tam Coc Hotel/ Ecolodge
Total Cycling distance: 65 Km
Day 6: Tram chim – Tam Coc – Thai Vi – Trang An – Hoa lu – Bai Dinh Pagoda – Kenh Ga
Breakfast in Resort, we start riding back road to Tam Coc from where we take two hours boat trip for exploring three grotto the first, the second and the third grotto links together with breaktaking scenery in open air. Then we ride through breaktaking natural beauty of Trang AN, Bai Dinh Temple, Kenh Ga Floating Villages.Having lunch in Kenh Ga before the van transfers three hours back to Hanoi. Upon arrival in Hanoi, Say good bye. End of our tripsSummary
Activitiy: Cycling and Transferring
Accommodation: By Your Own
Total Cycling distance: 45 Km
Note: Hotels are subject to change due to availability. In that case we will choose aquivalent accommodation
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